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Remembering Kurt Cobain 20 Years On (PICTURES, VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK Entertainment

Saturday marks the 20th anniversary since the death of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain. Yes, that’s 20 long years since the shockingly tragic demis...

Happy Birthday Kurt Cobain

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

Had he lived, Thursday would have been Kurt Cobain’s 47th birthday. It’s hard to imagine the Nirvana frontman as a middle-aged man, but there...

The Resurrection of Matt Deighton

Jason Holmes | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

"There are woodpeckers in the garden," Matt Deighton tells me from his Welsh retreat. "No one's about here. It's the back of beyond and right up my street."

Bruce Fleming: On Jimi Hendrix, the 1960s and the Art of Photography

Jason Holmes | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

Fleming speaks of Jimi's other-worldliness, of a man who could stand next to you in a room while giving you the impression he was elsewhere. But for Fleming the creative high point of the decade was 1967, the year that gave the world the Monterey Pop Festival.

Steve Cradock: Life at the Sharp End

Jason Holmes | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

We're lost in the crowd in the neon-soaked hotel bar down the road from the Shepherd's Bush Empire, and Steve Cradock has flown in under the radar, perhaps his parka the only give away of who he is.

The Rebellious Pop Artist: Ben Levy

Kate Lawson | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Lawson

Taking that aesthetic and fusing it with some of the world's most celebrated and iconic celebrities from politics, music, fashion and film, is London-based artist Ben Levy - a rising talent on the commercial art scene, presenting his vision of pop culture with an urban twist.

Wild Things

Neil Cossar | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Neil Cossar

In Oct 1967, a 16 date UK package tour with Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, The Move, Nice and Amen Corner kicked off at the Royal Albert Hall, London... can you imagine such a tour, taking place today? No is the answer. Which is a shame, what a great way to see five or six happening acts, all on the same night.

'A 50-Year Blueprint Of How To Be A Rock Star'

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 13.11.2013 | UK Entertainment

Gered Mankowitz has been photographing rock stars for 50 years, creating iconic portraits of everyone from Jimi Hendrix and the Rolling Stones to Wham...

Gays Can Thank the Music Industry

Simon Napier-Bell | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Simon Napier-Bell

From the beginning, the backstage area of pop was a haven for gays - TV producers, set designers, clothes designers, stylists and especially managers. Mostly the artists themselves were not gay, which gave their introduction to gay culture all the more impact.

John McLaughlin: A Divine Presence in the World of Music

Jason Holmes | Posted 15.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

John McLaughlin plays the guitar with a fluency of expression rarely seen. Others, like Coltrane and Miles, have possessed this fluency, and like McLaughlin, used it as a way to tap into a spirituality which today eludes most musicians. But what links these musical geniuses is an intensity of self-enquiry borne of a golden era of music.

Little Barrie: An Unholy Trinity of Rock in Camden Town

Jason Holmes | Posted 14.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

As The Beatles' 'Tomorrow Never Knows' fades out over the PA, the feedback groan of Barrie Cadogan's Gibson splits the air, a white umbilical guitar lead coiling obscenely into the amp. Five minutes into the gig and the band has put a grip on a crowd who twist with delight in the dark womb of the club.

Gone But Not Forgotten: 19th Anniversary Of Kurt Cobain's Death

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

Friday marks the 19th anniversary of the death of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain. Cobain took his own life on April 5, 1994, leaving behind daughter...

The Best We Have: Saying Goodbye to Rock's Greatest Generation

Simon Johns | Posted 27.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Simon Johns

Musicians who made it through the 1960s are now dying in their 60s. Within the next 20 years, the generation that sang My Generation will be gone. (John Entwhistle died in 2002 aged 57.) These players belong to my parents' generation, and this is what makes their passing so bitter: You know Mum and Dad are next.

Brilliant: If Classic Albums Were Books

Posted 22.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

Nothing makes a music fan groan like a bad cover version, but these reinterpretations of classic albums by Christophe Gowans are sure to make anyone s...

Happy Birthday Kurt Cobain: Nirvana Frontman Would Have Been 46 Today

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 22.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

Had he lived, today would have been Kurt Cobain’s 46th birthday. It’s hard to imagine the Nirvana frontman as a middle-aged man, but there’s...

Simon Bartholomew: Still Enjoying a Heavy Love Affair With the Funk

Jason Holmes | Posted 25.03.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

A snowy Saturday night in New Cross found Jason Holmes enjoying a post-gig chat with Simon Bartholomew of the Brand New Heavies

Jimi Hendrix, The Guitar Legend's Life In Pictures

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 15.10.2012 | UK

Jimi Hendrix: 42nd Anniversary Of Guitar Legend's Death (PICTURES) SEE ALSO: Andre 3000 As Jimi Hendrix, First Pictures Of Outkast Rapper In Rock...

Jimi Hendrix Remembered: The Guitar Legend In Pictures

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

Today marks the 42nd year since the death of Jimi Hendrix. Aged 27 when he died, Hendrix hence became a member of the infamous "Forever 27 Club" -...

Who Is The Greatest Guitarist Of Them All?

The Huffington Post UK/WENN | Posted 17.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

Eric Clapton is renowned for his great guitaring skills, with a catalogue of era-defining songs to his strings, including Layla and You Look Wonderful...

Get The Jimi Hendrix Experience In London

Posted 17.09.2012 | Home

London 2012: a great time to be an art fanatic, a sports lover …and a classic rock and roll fan? Last week new exhibitions celebrating anniversar...

PICTURED: Andre 3000 As Jimi Hendrix

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 29.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

The first pictures of Outkast star Andre 3000 as Jimi Hendrix have been leaked from the set of rock biopic All Is By My Side. The John Ridley film...

Tomorrow Never Comes (Unless You're Green)

Hugh Salmon | Posted 15.07.2012 | UK Politics
Hugh Salmon

By emphasising their established long-term commitment to a better world for future generations and widening their sphere of interest, the Greens may have a brighter future than they think.

Outkast Singer To Play Jimi Hendrix

www.metro.co.uk | Posted 08.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

Oukast's André 3000 has been confirmed to portray rock legend Jimi Hendrix in John Ridley's upcoming biopic All Is By My Side. ...

RIP Kurt Cobain (VIDEO, PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.06.2012 | UK Entertainment

It's 18 years since his death, but Kurt Cobain continues to live on in the hearts and ears of millions. The Nirvana frontman, who took his own lif...

Number One Band in Heaven

Kevan Roberts | Posted 02.05.2012 | UK Entertainment
Kevan Roberts

Whenever a famous singer or musician dies it's only a matter of time - occasionally even before the price of the artist's back catalogue has been jacked up on iTunes - until someone is marvelling at the thought of the dead star rocking out as part of some celestial supergroup in the afterlife.